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Noun
A strong, restless desire, longing, or mental inclination
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“Many a Texan hankering for venison has settled for a cheeseburger.”
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The act of idolizing, adoring or worshiping, especially to excess
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A thing that attracts or tempts someone
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Adjective
Having or showing a strong desire for something
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Having or encouraging an excessive interest in lustful matters
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Feeling or showing envy
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Verb
Present participle for to crave, want or desire something or someone
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“We hanker for a shower to wash away the grubbiness and grime of Jordan's enterprises well before the three hours are up.”
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Present participle for to anticipate, expect, or wait for, especially with a feeling of approval or pleasure
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Present participle for to deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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Present participle for to indulge in fantasies about something desired
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